Will Davies says:
“Thanks for all the help Paul! Been a pleasure, I'll be in touch about the pass plus “
Sarah Grant says:
“Thank you so much for getting me through! Your brilliant at your job and I will keep in touch! x ”
Graham Bourner says:
“ Just like to say thank you again for all your help”
Amber Norbury says:
“ Thanks for teaching me and everything Paul, very grateful! “
Kirsty Ball says:
“Paul was really nice and explained everything clearly. Thanks for everything!”
According to the Driving Standards Agency (DSA), the average number of training hours required to pass is around 40 hours. This may sound like a lot, but remember you are acquiring a life skill and in order to pass you will need to prove to the examiner that you are competent on today's roads with an understanding of the DSA syllabus.
Our syllabus is as follows:
1. Cockpit drill/explanation of car controls.
2. Moving off and stopping.
3. Use of gears/Mirrors/Clutch control/Traffic calming.
4. Junctions/emerging and approaching/crossroads/one way/stop.
5. Meeting traffic/crossing/overtaking.
6. Pedestrian crossings.
8. Country roads.
9. Dual carriageways.
10. Turn in the road/reverse around a corner/bay park/parallel park/emergency stop.
11. Vehicle safety checks.
12. Following the road ahead.
The practical test can be booked when your instructor agrees that your level of competence has reached the required standard. This can be booked online at www.directgov.uk or by phoning 0300 200 1122 (English language) or 0300 200 1133 (Welsh language). The current fee is £62.00, plus the cost of your instructor's vehicle for the practical test (weekend fees are currently £75.00).
The practical test will last approximately 40 minutes, during which you will need to show the examiner that you are a competent and safe driver. You will be required to carry out one manoeuvre and perform 10 minutes of independent driving (This is where you will have to follow road signs to a destination or a diagram of the road ahead).
You will be allowed up to 15 minor driving faults. A serious or dangerous fault will result in failure.
If you don't pass your theory or practical test, and want to take another test, you'll have to pay again. You have to pay the full amount for any retests that you take. DSA does not give discounts for retests.
For beginners, an introductory offer of your first five hours for £55 **this only applies to persons that have not driven before.
1 Hour £20 (Students £19 ph) Automatic Prices 1 Hour £22.00
1.5 Hours £30 Automatic Prices 1.5 Hours £33.00
2 Hours £40 Automatic Prices 2 Hours £44.00
(only applicable if paid in advance)
10 Hours £190.00 (£19.00/hour) Automatic Prices 10 hours £210 (£21.00/Hour)
20 Hours £360.00 (£18.00/hour) Automatic Prices 20 Hours £400 (£20.00/ Hour)
30 Hours £510.00 (£17.00/hour) Automatic Prices 30 Hours £570 (£19.00/Hour)
PASS PLUS £130.00 (registered with Stafford Borough Council £60.00)
PASS PLUS is a 6-hour course to develop your driving skills comprising of:
> Town driving
> Out of town
> All weather
> Night driving
> Dual carriageways
(also recognized with Various insurance companies, so you will qualify for a discount from them)
BTEC Level 2 in Safe Driving
This is a recognized award that is available in order to further your skills in safe driving. (Details on request)
Earn Free Driving Lessons by Referring a Friend
For any friend or relative that books and pays for a minimum of 5-hours you will receive one hour free for every 5 hours they complete.
Gift vouchers available for birthdays, Christmas, or any occasion.
Intensive courses available (Details on request).